Media scholar Bill Yousman addresses critical issues in the representation of incarceration in the U.S.In his research and writing, media scholar Bill Yousman focuses on media literacy education and the construction of racial ideologies in media images and narratives. His book, Prime Time Prisons on U.S. TV: Representation of Incarceration was published by Peter Lang in 2009. His second book, a critical exploration of the filmmaker Spike Lee, is scheduled for publication this coming year.... Topics: Western Mass Media Justice Network, Amherst, WMMJN
Attorney Margaret Sheehan, representing the EcoLaw network, delivers a briefing on the environmental impacts of wood biomass combustion to members of the US House of Representatives as they debate the Waxman-Markey climate bill. Topics: biomass, environment, energy, western mass, Waxman-Markey, climate, forest
at biomass hearing greenfield mass zba 062409, glen ayers, host of the enviroshow on valley free radio, addresses the board Topics: biomass, environment, energy, greenfield, massachusetts, western mass, enviroshow
Patrick Burke, Western Mass. Student Labor Action Project organizer reports on efforts to engage students in varied labor struggles. Some strategies, issues, and challenges of organizing youth in this highly individualized U.S. culture are discussed. Topics: Bread and Roses Radio, Western Mass labor organizing, student organizing, Student Labor Action...
WMFQuiz and Steve Trumpy talk about birthdays, online dating, blind dates, and Dean calls a million times. Topics: wmfquiz, steve trumpy, valley free radio, 103.3 FM, western mass, meet an inmate, blind date